Complete Definition of "finger"

see|Finger
Image:Finger.agr.jpg|thumb|right|A human finger.
English

Etymology
From Old English finger.

Pronunciation
fÄ­ng'gÉ, /ËfɪÅgÉ/, /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/
audio|en-us-finger.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪÅÉ¡É(r)|-ɪÅÉ¡É(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. anatomy One of the long extremity|extremities of the hand.

#: Human hands have 5 fingers: the thumb, the forefinger (or index finger), the middle finger, the ring finger and the little finger.

  1. A piece of food resembling such an extremity.

#: chocolate fingers

  1. (also finger pier) A walkway extending from a dock, an airport terminal, etc, used by passengers to board a waiting ship or aeroplane.

Synonyms
digit

Translations
trans-top|extremity of the hand
Albanian: gisht m
Arabic: ARchar|اصبع unicode|(âúÊbaÊ) m
Armenian: Õ´Õ¡Õ¿ (mat)
Bosnian: prst#Bosnian|prst m
Breton: biz m
Bulgarian: пÑÑÑÑ (prÉst) m
Catalan: dit m
Chinese: ææ (shÇuzhÇ)
Croatian: prst#Croatian|prst m
Czech: prst m
Danish: t|da|finger|c
Dutch: vinger m
Erzya: ÑÑÑ (sur), ÐºÐµÐ´Ñ ÑÑÑ (ked sur)
Esperanto: fingro
Finnish: sormi
French: doigt m
Frisian: finger#Frisian|finger
Old Frisian: finger#Old Frisian|finger
German: Finger m :de:Finger|^
Greek: δάÏÏÏλο (dákhtilo) m
Hebrew: ×צ××¢ (étsba) f
Hindi: à¤à¤à¤à¤²à¥ (u.nglÄ«) f
Hungarian: ujj
Ido: fingro
Indonesian: jari
Italian: dito m, dita p)
Japanese: æ (ãã³, yubí)
trans-mid
Komi: ÑÑÐ½Ñ (chunj)
Korean: ìê°ë½ (son-garak)
Kurdish: til f, KUchar|Ù¾ÙâÙجÙâ
Latin: t|la|digitus|m
Maltese: saba m
Persian: FAchar|اÙگشت (angosht)
Polish: palec m
Portuguese: dedo#Portuguese|dedo m
Romanian: deget n
Russian: Ð¿Ð°Ð»ÐµÑ (pálets) m, пеÑÑÑ (perst) m italbrac|obsolete
Sami: suorbma
Serbian:

Sicilian: iritu, itu m
Sindhi: SDchar|Ø¢Ú±Ùر|Ø¢Ú±Ùر f
Slovak: prst m
Slovene: prst m
Spanish: dedo#Spanish|dedo m
Swedish: #Swedish|finger n
Tamil: விரல௠(viral)
Telugu: à°µà±à°²à± (vaelu)
Turkish: parmak :tr:parmak|(tr)
Ukrainian: палеÑÑ
Urdu: URchar|اÙÚ¯ÙÛ|اÙÙÚ¯ÙÛ (u.nglÄ«) f
Vietnamese: ngón tay
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trans-top|piece of food
Finnish: puikko, tikku
trans-mid
Italian: barretta f
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trans-top|finger pier
trans-mid
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ttbc|Basque: hatz
ttbc|Breton: biz m, bizied p
ttbc|Guaraní: kuã
ttbc|Indonesian: jari
ttbc|Interlingua: digito
ttbc|Pitjantjatjara: unicode|maá¹a parka
ttbc|Tupinambá: poã
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Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb

  1. To identify or point out. Ex.: put the finger on To report to or identify for the authorities, rat on, rat out, squeal on, tattle on, turn in, to finger.
  2. To poke, probe, or fondle with a finger.
  3. Music (a) To use specified finger positions in producing notes on a musical instrument, (b) To provide instructions in written music as to which fingers are to be used to produce particular notes or passages.

Translations
trans-top|to identify or point out
Danish: udpege, pege på
Dutch: aanwijzen
Finnish: osoittaa, näyttää
French: pointer
trans-mid
Portuguese: apontar
Russian: ÑказаÑÑ (ukazátâ), показаÑÑ (pokazátâ)
Swedish: peka ut, utpeka
Turkish: iÅaret etmek
Vietnamese: chá» ra, chá» Äến
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trans-top|to poke
Danish: fingerere, famle ved
Dutch: vingeren (only used for fondling the vagina)
Finnish: sormeilla, näpelöidä, hivellä
French: tripoter
trans-mid
Russian: ÑкнÑÑÑ (tknutâ)
Swedish: fingra, peta
Turkish: parmak atmak
Vietnamese: chá»c, Äâm
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trans-top|to provide instructions about the use of fingers in music
Danish: angive fingersætning i
French: doigter
trans-mid
Vietnamese: Äánh, bấm (a); ghi cách bấm (b)
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Derived terms
top3
at one's fingertips
burn one's fingers
butterfingers
cross one's fingers
fat-finger
finger alphabet
finger bowl
finger buffet
finger chip
finger food
finger language
finger mark
finger millet
finger painting
finger pick
finger post
finger roll
finger wave
fingerboard
fingerdry
fingered
mid3
fingering
fingerling
fingermark
fingernail
finger-paing
fingerpicking
fingerplate
fingerpost
fingerprint
fingerspelling
fingerstall
fingertip
finger-wagging
five-finger discount
forefinger
get one's finger out
get one's fingers onto
give the finger to
have a finger in every pie
have one's fingers in the till
index finger
mid3
ladyfinger
lay a finger on
lift a finger
little finger
long finger
middle finger
one's fingers itch
point the finger at
pull one's finger on
put the finger on
ring finger
skirt finger
slip through one's fingers
snap one's fingers
split finger
sticky fingers
trigger finger
wag a fingat (at)
work one's fingers to the bone
wrap around one's fingers
zinc finger

Related terms
artiodactyl
dactyl
dactylography
dactylology
fingle
macrodactyly
perissodactyl
prestidigitation
pterodactyl
terradactyl

Category:1000 English basic words


Frisian

Noun
finger

  1. #English|finger

Category:Frisian nouns


Norwegian

Noun
no-noun-irreg|m|fingeren|fingre|fingrene

  1. #English|finger

Old English

Etymology
Common Germanic *fingraz, which is from Proto-Indo-European *penkÊ·-ros, a suffixed form of *penkÊ·e, "five".

Noun
finger m

  1. finger

Category:Old English nouns


Old Frisian

Noun
finger

  1. #English|finger

Category:Old Frisian nouns


Swedish

Noun
infl|sv|noun|g=n
sv-noun-irreg-n|2fingret|3fingrar|4=fingrarna

  1. sv-anatomy #English|finger; a body part

Derived terms
fingerled
fingra
lillfinger
långfinger
pekfinger
ringfinger

See also
hand
knoge
nagel
tumme

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